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SB-316 Pupil and student safety: identification cards: domestic violence hotline telephone number.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 18, 2019


SECTION 1.

 Section 215.5 of the Education Code is amended to read:

215.5.
 (a) (1) Commencing July 1, 2019, a public school, including a charter school, or a private school, that serves pupils in any of grades 7 to 12, inclusive, and that issues pupil identification cards shall have printed on either side of the pupil identification cards the telephone number described in subparagraph (A) and may have printed on either side of the pupil identification cards the telephone numbers described in subparagraphs (B) and (C):
(A) The telephone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255.
(B) The Crisis Text Line, which can be accessed by texting HOME to 741741.
(C) A local suicide prevention hotline telephone number.
(2) Commencing October 1, 2020, a public school, including a charter school, or a private school, that serves pupils in any of grades 7 to 12, inclusive, and that issues pupil identification cards shall have printed on either side of the pupil identification cards the telephone number for the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233.
(b) (1) Commencing July 1, 2019, a public or private institution of higher education that issues student identification cards shall have printed on either side of the student identification cards the telephone number described in subparagraph (A) and may have printed on either side of the student identification cards the telephone numbers described in subparagraphs (B), (C), and (D):
(A) The telephone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255.
(B) The Crisis Text Line, which can be accessed by texting HOME to 741741.
(C) The campus police or security telephone number or, if the campus does not have a campus police or security telephone number, the local nonemergency telephone number.
(D) A local suicide prevention hotline telephone number.
(2) Commencing October 1, 2020, a public or private institution of higher education that issues student identification cards shall have printed on either side of the student identification cards the telephone number for either of the following:
(A) The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233.
(B) A local domestic violence hotline that provides confidential support services for students that have experienced domestic violence or stalking and is available by telephone 24 hours a day.
(c) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (b), if, as of January 1, 2020, a school subject to the requirements of subdivision (a), or a public or private institution of higher education subject to the requirements of subdivision (b), has a supply of unissued pupil or student identification cards that do not comply with the requirements of subdivision (a) or (b), as applicable, the school or the public or private institution of higher education shall issue those pupil or student identification cards until that supply is depleted.
(d) Subdivisions (a) and (b) shall apply for a pupil or student identification card issued for the first time to a pupil or student, and to a pupil or student identification card issued to replace a damaged or lost pupil or student identification card.